Echo / Cath Lab
CARDIAC - Adult cardiac surgery with broad exposure to coronary, valve, and aortic surgery including experience with heart failure and transplant. Includes consult coverage and bimonthly clinics at on-site Veteran's Administration (VA) facility. (All VA patients go to UK Hospital for surgery and post-op management.)
THORACIC - General thoracic surgery with broad exposure to lung, esophageal, chest wall, pleural, and mediastinal diseases. Includes on-call coverage of on-site VA facility for thoracic emergencies.
CONGENITAL - Congenital cardiac surgery
TRAUMA ICU - Evaluation and management of complex, critically ill general surgery patients.
CARDIOTHORACIC ICU - Comprehensive critical care management for cardiothoracic patients
CATH LAB /INTERVENTIONAL PULMONARY - Hybrid rotation with the cath lab and interventional pulmonary experience, including diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.
PED SURG - General pediatric surgery including evaluation and management of pediatric patients.
EMERGENCY GENERAL SURGERY ICU - Management of emergency general surgery patients in a critical care setting.
CATH LAB / ECHO - Cardiology focused rotation teaching performance and interpretation of cardiac testing.
CARDIOTHORACIC PEDIATRIC ICU - Hybrid rotation with Pediatric ICU for congential cardiac patients and evaluating congenital heart disease in cath and echo labs.
TRACK SPECIFIC CHIEF ROTATION - Varies depending on planned practice focus of resident either cardiac or thoracic at UK.
Cardiac - Adult cardiac surgery with focus on complex patients.
Thoracic - General thoracic surgery with focus on complex patients.
Congenital - Congenital cardiac surgery
Interventional Pulmonary - Focusing on airway interventions
Cath Lab / TAVR - Focused time for minimally invasive caerdiac valve surgery including TAVR and mitraclip
Heart failure/Transplant - Focus on heart failure clinic, transplant conferences, ECMO management, organ procurements, and transplants.
GOOD SAMARITAN - Good Samaritan is an on-site community hospital whioch provides care for straightforward general surgery patients.
PORTSMOUTH, OHIO - Regional tertiary care hospital, SOUTHERN OHIO MEDICAL CENTER, features a strong general and vascular surgery experience in the first two years and increasing thoracic and cardiac exposure in the third year.